Today's retail is more than just local. It must offer a consistent consumer experience between the various points of contact and include a digital component. The transformation of commercial streets also brings challenges for entrepreneurs who need to innovate to continue to attract customers. This reality represents a major challenge for street-level businesses, which play a fundamental role in the vitality of neighbourhoods and the quality of life of Montrealers.
Find out how, with help from the experts at PME MTL, you could start, develop or grow your innovative business.
Our support service tailored retail businesses
PME MTL supports commercial entrepreneurs in the development and financing of their business projects, whether to set up a new street business, develop an online business platform, or create jobs in the area.
Here are the key elements that make up our retail support service:
- Optimization of your business plan
- Analysis of the market study and response to local needs
- Support for the establishment of a new business
- Support with the digital shift and challenges related to electronic commerce
- Connection with commercial development companies or volunteer business associations
- Reference to specialized resources and strategic partners, as needed
A fund dedicated to retail
As for any business, financing is an important step for retail. Discover all the financing options PME MTL offers to retail businesses.
The Fonds Entrepreneuriat commercial aims to support the establishment, as well as the development of retail businesses on the territory, favouring investments, creation and consolidation of jobs.
You can also visit our financing page to discover the other financing methods offered by PME MTL.
For any question regarding our retail support services, do not hesitate to contact your service center.
Most of the services offered by PME MTL are free.